A Reshoring Initiative Case Study:

Metal Brackets



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Countries from which reshored: China, United States
Offshore: the work was outsourced.
Factors which made offshoring less attractive: Delivery, Quality, Rework, Warranty, Inventory


Number of employee jobs reshored to make this product: 2
Value of work reshored to make this product ($/year): $1,000,000.00
Reshored work is in-house.
Domestic factors which made the domestic alternative more attractive: Redesign of the part

Additional Background

Relevant Industry: Fabricated Metal Products
Year Reshored: 2016
Total cost of ownership analysis was used in the reshoring decision.